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Report to state Ontarios bridges are in disrepair

TORONTO, Ont. -- A report expected to be released today will indicate Ontarios bridges are in a state of disrepair...


TORONTO, Ont. — A report expected to be released today will indicate Ontarios bridges are in a state of disrepair and billions in spending is required to bring them up to snuff.

The report, inked by the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO) will be unveiled at a press conference today. In todays Globe and Mail, the groups executive director, Andy Manahan, said Lets not wait for a disaster, like we did in Walkerton, before we start to fix the problem.

The report suggests at least $2 billion must be spent to bring the provinces municipal bridges up to standards. Most of the municipal bridges in the province were built 30-50 years ago.

– With files from the Globe and Mail


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